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This collection of short stories is very detail-oriented and it is for this reason that those details are vital to the impact that the story has on the reader The list of nothing for example is a list of subtleties or details which let the reader know about the authors current environment It is not the flashiest aspects of nature that are the most important instead it is the small sounds that most people do not even realize are there However if these minute sounds were not in nature then one would notice the silence This is the way of details they are not noticed when they are there but once they are taken away it is very apparent Bruce Springsteen is a master at using details to describe what he wishes to say and he re-displays this talent in the ever-popular Thunder Road He begins the song by describing the details during an argument that he is having with a girl named Mary However instead of discussing the actual argument he sings about the background sounds such as the screen door 1 and the radio 4 Although he doesnt plainly state that he is fighting with Mary he is able to utilize the surrounding details thus letting the listenerreader know what is going on After this argument he goes on to try to convince Mary that he is good enough for her and that they should be together He tells her that she should go along for the ride and see where it takes her This is why he uses the details of a moving car to describe their relationship He asks her to roll down the window And let the wind blow back your hair 28-29 metaphorically telling her to give him a try and see what happens Thunder Road was a popular song because many people could relate to it and the reason that everyone can relate to it is because
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